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Type of site
Social content website
Available in English
Owner Industrial Memetics
Created by Tom Cross and Nick Levay
Commercial Yes
Registration Free
Launched 2001

MemeStreams is an early social networking website, online community, and blog host that was established in 2001 by Industrial Memetics.[1]

Created by Tom Cross and Nick Levay,[2][3] the site is particularly popular among computer security professionals.[2][4] Michael Lynn (Ciscogate), Virgil Griffith (Wikiscanner), Billy Hoffman (Ajax Security), and Dolemite (organizer of PhreakNIC) are all members of the site.

Memestreams employs a reputation system.[5]


  1. ^ "Episode 58 - Memetics". Binary Revolution. 2004-08-17. Archived from the original on 2007-10-12. Retrieved 2007-10-15. 
  2. ^ a b "About MemeStreams". MemeStreams. Retrieved 2007-10-16. 
  3. ^ "Levay, Nick". Retrieved 2007-10-16. [dead link]
  4. ^ Conti, Gregory (2005-03-01). "Why Computer Scientists Should Attend Hacker Conferences" (PDF). Communications of the ACM. Retrieved 2007-10-16. 
  5. ^ "Tom Cross". IEEE SMC Information Assurance Workshop. Information Technology and Operations Center at West Point. Archived from the original on September 15, 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-15. 

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